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Hundreds associated with antisemitic movement attempt to storm Reichstag

Several hundred were arrested in incidents at both the Reichstag building and the nearby Brandenburg Gate, where protesters reportedly threw stones and bottles

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
01/09/2020
The Reichstag building burns, February 27 1933

Newly discovered account of 1933 Reichstag fire casts doubt on Nazi narrative

The seat of the German parliament was burned down on February 27, 1933. Dutch Communist Marinus van der Lubbe was convicted of arson and executed.

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